LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
The rapper Lil Wayne on Saturday put out a new album as a streaming exclusive amid a heated dispute with his label over release of what he calls his career-capping work. The hip-hop star said he was distributing "FWA" -- which stands for the "Free Weezy Album," in a nod to one of his myriad nicknames -- exclusively on Tidal, the upstart streaming service in which Lil Wayne is a co-owner. Lil Wayne has accused his label Cash Money, run by former mentor Bryan "Birdman" Williams, of withholding the album as well as financial payments to the rapper.
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants.